Saturday, May 3, 2014

Interesting Young Adult Book Reviews

By Tracie Knight

Past time reading enriches one with a holistic knowledge of various topics. Apart from making you updated on world trends it also improves your communication abilities. It is with reasons that we came up with these recommended young adult book reviews.

The House Girl by Tara Conklin. A lot of stories that we are yet to narrate are reminded to us by this book. Interesting knowledge on name and tale for distinct slave is well put although it is a fictional book. Some aspects of truth that can validate some of the deceptions that have been infiltrated throughout history are well placed in the book.

Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell. This love story is of an Asian learner called Park that falls in love with Eleanor who is girl that is constantly being bullied at school. The characters are unique and truly outstanding. The reader is able to understand what happens to the characters at exact moment through its amazing and realistic description.

The Raft by S. A. Bodeen. It tells a story of Robie who decides to return home to her parents from her aunt in Honolulu. She does not inform her aunt or parents of her coming. The plane is hit by storm and crashes into the sea. Robie ends up struggling to survive on a raft with only a few supplies in the open waters. Geographical descriptions including animal life and weather are very accurate giving the reader a realistic feel.

Flame by Amy Kathleen Ryan. It is the third addition of the series Sky Chaser. It gets difficult for Kieran and Waverly to approve nonviolent existence as forgetting what they have been through plus their dead colleagues in the ship is hard. Waverly comes to the realization of the person who transformed her to being evil as Anne Mathers get difficulties in guiding her ship. The fans will enjoy it due to its numerous surprises and unpredictable ending.

The Distance between us and Reyna Grande. It is true story that depicts the life of Reyna Grande who got sneaked in to the U. S. From Mexico by her father. Life turns out hard as she settles with her step mum and her father who she has hardly stayed with in her previous life. Reyna holds on to her dreams full of hope amidst the harsh reality that hits her. The book highlights vividly the lives of immigrants and their breaking social ties and also the reasons for emigrating from Mexico.

Running for my Life by Lopez Lomong. It depicts the true story involving Lopez Lomong who got kidnapped when he was six years old and conscripted as a child soldier. He lived in refugee camp for about ten years after he had managed to escape. He was taken from the refugee camp and taken to the U. S. Where he was taken in by a loving family. Hardship faced lost boys in Sudan are well illustrated in this book.

Aside from keeping you company the books will increase your knowledge on several subjects. The books are worth reading and their creative and exciting skills will definitely carry you away. For readers who are reluctant, these books are definitely for you.

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